2017 Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition

On March 23, 2017, Attorney Kirk N. Aurandt  accepted an invitation to be a judge at the 2017 Judge John R. Brown Admiralty Moot Court Competition held at the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana in New Orleans.  The event was an interscholastic appellate moot court competition that was sponsored by The […]

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The Perils and Pitfalls of Successions and How to Avoid Them – Gulf Coast Bank & Trust Company – March 2017

On March 17, 2017, Daigle Fisse & Kessenich attorney Alison Bondurant, along with Mr. Ed Griffis, presented a seminar to clients of Gulf Coast & Trust Company entitled “The Perils and Pitfalls of Successions and How to Avoid them.”  The presentation covered the step-by-step process of successions in Louisiana, the responsibilities and difficulties faced by […]

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Daigle Fisse & Kessenich Supports Local Charity for Recent Flood Victims (2016)

Daigle Fisse & Kessenich supports St. Tammany Cares at the 5th Annual President’s Cup Fishing Tournament, which took place on September 24, 2016. Attorneys James L. Bradford, III, Michael M. McMahon, D. Stephen Brouillette, Jr., and Paul R. “Trey” Trapani, III participated in the tournament helping to raise $8,000 for charity. St. Tammany Cares is […]

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Daigle Fisse & Kessenich Attorneys Prevail on Motion for Summary Judgment (2016)

Defending international air carrier, Lufthansa, Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich attorneys John Dubreuil and Trey Trapani prevailed on summary judgment in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Louisiana.  The Court agreed with the defense dismissing all claims as barred by the Montreal Convention.  Boyd v. Deutsche Lufthansa Aktiengesellschaft, 2015 WL 3539685 (E.D. […]

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Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich Medical Malpractice Attorneys Prevail on Exception of Prescription (2016)

Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich’s medical malpractice group, Jon A. Van Steenis and Paul “Trey” Trapani, III prevailed on an exception of prescription on behalf of a psychiatric hospital. Plaintiff made claims for negligent supervision of hospital staff; however, Mr. Trapani argued that the plaintiff brought her claims too late. The court agreed, and dismissed her claims against […]

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Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich Medical Malpractice Attorneys Granted Summary Judgment (2016)

Daigle, Fisse & Kessenich’s medical malpractice group, Jon A. Van Steenis and Paul “Trey” Trapani, III, recently obtained summary judgment on behalf of an acute care hospital wherein plaintiffs alleged the patient developed an infection in his surgical wound during post-discharge follow up care owing to hospital negligence. The Court held plaintiffs’ evidence was insufficient to conduct […]

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